Calvin Trillin: 3 explanations for Nobel prize

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THREE POSSIBLE

EXPLANATIONS FROM

THE NOBEL COMMITTEE

Don't be surprised. Don't gasp. Don't faint.

We've simply said, "George Bush he ain't."

The prize diplomacy can reap'll

Prevent this guy from bombing people.

Since Henry Kissinger has won,

You know that this is all in fun.

Calvin Trillin, Deadline Poet, The Nation, Nov. 2, 2009